Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Developers (Online Course)

I recently developed this course for Linkedin Learning/Lynda.com to help people getting started with AWS. The idea is that there are many courses and certifications but many of them just cover a slice of AWS. This is meant to cover the topics in the AWS Associate-Developer certification. Not that you can pass the test after Read more about Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Developers (Online Course)[…]

Laravel Sessions Not Working in 4.1

 My Laravel app wasn’t retaining the session from one page to another. The session files were created in app/storage/session, but clearly weren’t used. Basically don’t have any ‘echo’ statements in your function after the auth. From https://github.com/laravel/framework/issues/161 For many people, it’s because they didn’t use the standard setup for users. Make sure your table is named Read more about Laravel Sessions Not Working in 4.1[…]

Parse.com PHP Setup using MAMP for OSX

I recently wanted to explore developing for Parse.com using PHP. My webdev skills are quite rusty but it wasn’t too tough. I made some notes and thought I’d share them. I used MAMP which makes the foundational setup quick and easy. Here’s the steps…  1. Install MAMP – http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html – download, double click, not much more too it (I avoided Read more about Parse.com PHP Setup using MAMP for OSX[…]